January 30, 2008 (39th Parliament, 2nd Session)

LIB

Colleen Beaumier

Liberal

Ms. Colleen Beaumier (Brampton West, Lib.)

Mr. Speaker, recently we have seen layoffs in the high tech sector at giants Nortel and Mitel in Ottawa and mass layoffs at NCR in Kitchener--Waterloo and at Johnson Controls in Whitby.
Despite what the minister thinks, manufacturing does matter, especially in Ontario.
Will the minister at least acknowledge this crisis? Will he act for the thousands of Canadians who are losing their livelihoods, or does he just not care?

Topic:   Oral Questions
Subtopic:   Industry
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